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Gates Previews Pen-Based Computer
Microsoft chairman Bill Gates used Comdex to present his next hardware solution, a pen-computing tablet-sized PC code named, amazingly enough, the Tablet PC.

bill gates  13, 2000 Microsoft chairman Bill Gates used his keynote speech at Comdex to unveil a proof of concept system Microsoft calls its Tablet PC . The Tablet is a little over two pounds, and expected to be around the size of a legal pad. Gates apparently believes pad/tablet PCs and pen-based computing are the next big thing(s) in the PC hardware arena. The Tablet currently uses the Crusoe processor from upstart startup Transmeta Corp. Transmeta has been promoting its low-power-consumption CPU as being

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U.S. vs. Microsoft: Another Day of Reckoning


Settlement talks between the U.S. Department of Justice and Microsoft broke down, leading to a historic ruling against the software giant. A breakup of Microsoft is looking more likely.

bill gates  to the American public. Bill Gates is the centerpiece of new television ads, which debuted on 6 April 2000. In the ads, Gates states that he started Microsoft to harness the power of the PC to improve people's lives. And in another move reminiscent of political campaigns, Microsoft had begun conducting opinion tracking polls. Market Impact Enough about the stock prices here - the key thing to look at is what remedies the judge will propose. Most indications on the settlement talks suggest that Read More

An Interview with Saj-nicole Joni (Author of The Third Opinion)


The term The Third Opinion was coined by Clark Clifford, advisor and friend to many US Presidents. One thing is clear to all of us who have been observing business, politics, and life: good advice is hard to get. Ms. Joni bases The Third Opinion on the years of her advisory work with some of the world’s top executives.

bill gates  thinking partner relationships are Bill Gates and Warren Buffet (as well as Bill Gates and Melissa Gates and Bill Gates Sr.) ChainLink: Ultimately, isn't the inner circle not just about who you are comfortable with, but about better decision and reducing risk? Saj-nicole : Here is where the concept of structural trust is so important. Structural Trust refers to: how the role of a person affects your trust. Leaders and the most important people they work with need to understand that there are three Read More

Microsoft Windows Services For Unix - SFU = DOA?


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bill gates  and Chief Software Architect Bill Gates announced the availability of Microsoft Windows Services for UNIX 2.0 (SFU). Microsoft Windows Services for UNIX 2.0 provides an additional set of comprehensive tools to help bridge the gap between UNIX and Windows for users and administrators. It helps create a logical enterprise network where resources are shared seamlessly and access control is simplified. Microsoft Windows Services for UNIX 2.0 provides a mechanism to take advantage of existing UNIX resources Read More

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Imperial Tobacco Group Selects Aras PLM


Imperial Tobacco Group recently selected the Aras Innovator product lifecycle management (PLM) suite to streamline product lifecycle, eliminate redundant systems, and drive collaboration, process improvement, and compliance worldwide.

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The Application Server War Escalates


At JavaOne in San Francisco, a battle ensued between BEA Systems CEO Bill Coleman, and Oracle CEO Larry Ellison. In a truly ugly display of how contentious the application server market has become, they argued over whose product was better, faster, cheaper. The keynote was so rife with charges and countercharges that they had to hold an after-keynote press conference to explain themselves.

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What’s Happening on Your Shop Floor?


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APICS 2009 Webcast Session 3: Lean for Materials Managers


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bill gates  for Materials Managers” by Bill Kerber, President of High Mix Lean . In his presentation, Bill explained “Lean Material Planning and Control Charts” to guide us through the proper procedure when implementing lean material management. He also mentioned the process to further streamline material planning by using the Kaizen concept. Later in the presentation, he talked about the four important concepts for material managers: leveling production, flow, pull systems, and interval to determine lot sizes Read More

Repcon Pricing & Quoting


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